loop knot


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loop knot

n
(Knots) a knot that leaves a loop extending from it

loop′ knot`


n.
a knot made by doubling over a line at its end and tying both thicknesses into a square knot in such a way as to leave a loop.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loop knot - any of various knots used to make a fixed loop in a ropeloop knot - any of various knots used to make a fixed loop in a rope
bowline, bowline knot - a loop knot that neither slips nor jams
knot - any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
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Caption: Redfish taken on a versatile attractor fly with dumbell eyes and a loop knot for maximum action.
You also can borrow a technique used by fly fishermen for leader attachment: Tie a loop knot on the end of your mainline and interlock that loop with the one on the worm leader.
Some anglers also tie small flies on to a leader by way of a Rapala type loop knot.
Three couples including my wife, Pam, and I, Raymond and Nancy Wilhide, Phil Lamborne and Barbara Lord started by learning to tie three basic knots: the improved clinch for attaching items like swivels or hooks, the double uni for joining two lines without a swivel, and the loop knot for tying the leader onto a lure to provide maximum freedom of movement.
Connect the jighead to the leader with a loop knot or if you prefer, a five-wrap uni-knot.
For vertical or diagonal jig presentations, particularly with segmented style jigs, a loop knot provides the element of free and random movement.
Finish one end with a loop knot, and the top with a barrel swivel.
The jig is attached to the leader by tying a loop knot that allows the jighead to pivot up and down.
These imitation eel skin plugs are best fished on a loop knot that allows lots of free-swinging action.
Attach a short, 20-pound fluorocarbon leader and use a loop knot to allow your baits to get the most out of their built-in action.